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Bande Mataram

By Bankim Chandra Mukherjee
Translation and Introduction by Sri Aurobindo

The great ode to Mother India is by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee. The original text is coupled with two variant translations by Sri Aurobindo. In addition, a text of Sri Aurobindo is included in which he speaks of Bankim as a modern Rishi and recalls the momentous role of Bande Mataram in the awakening of Bengal, “The mantra was given and in a single day a whole people were converted to the religion of patriotism”. Biographical notes on Bankim are provided. 
Published by: Auroville Press, 1997
Format: Hardcover
Dimensions: 23 x 15cm
Language: English & French
Pages: 48

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